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Supreme Court considers Facebook threats case
Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press 05 December 2014
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This Week in Black History (December 4-10)
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 05 December 2014
(Fred Hampton) December 4 1915- The Great Migration began with approximately two million African American Southerners move to the Northern industrial centers to find work within the next following ... read more >>
Johnson: Immigration changes 'simple common sense'
Written by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press 05 December 2014
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a news conference following the secretary's visit to the Islamic Center of the San Gabriel Valley in Rowland Heights, Calif., Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. ... read more >>
Report Shows Which Christmas Toys are Hazardous
Written by Intern 1 05 December 2014
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, a consumer advocacy group teamed up with Children's Hospital Los Angeles to release the 29th annual ``Trouble in Toyland'' report, highlighting toys that ... read more >>
Failure to Indict White Cop in Ferguson will Not Derail Movement for Justice
Written by Jazelle Hunt, NNPA Washington Correspondent 05 December 2014
Protesters of the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting march through the St. Louis Galleria mall Friday, Nov. 28, 2014, in Richmond Heights, Mo., chanting slogans. They stayed in the mall ... read more >>
Protesters Rally Against Police Shootings in Los Angeles and the Nation
Written by City News Service 05 December 2014
A group of protesters rallied against police shootings Monday in front of the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Station then marched to the spot where a 25-year-old man died in an officer-involved ... read more >>
Obama wants more police wearing body cameras
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 05 December 2014
President Barack Obama addresses the crowd on issues surrounding the protests in Ferguson, Mo., after meeting with community leaders about the executive actions he is taking to fix the immigration system ... read more >>
Rev. Jesse Jackson calls for peace after Ferguson
Written by Associated Press 05 December 2014
The Rev. Jesse Jackson talks to students and teachers at an assembly Monday, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Technology Access Foundation Academy in Kent, Wash. Jackson spoke at length about a grand jury's decision ... read more >>
Bertral Washington Hired as Pasadena’s 4th Black Fire Chief
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Washington will assume post on December 15   Since 1901, the city of Pasadena has employed three Black Fire Chiefs and on December 15 43-year old Bertral Washington will become the fourth to assume ... read more >>
Senate Candidate Isadore Hall
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Encourages Blacks to Vote Dec. 9   Leading senate candidate Isadore Hall III is not taking anything for granted and is pushing a ‘Get Out The Vote’ campaign in advance of his Dec. 9 special ... read more >>
Retiring County CEO William T Fujioka Leaves Behind a Legacy of Public Service
Written by Danny Bakewell Jr., Executive Editor and Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
Courtesy Photo   William T Fujioka began his dynamic civic career as a custodian in Santa Clara in 1972 and between the city of Los Angeles and Los Angeles County rose through the ranks to become ... read more >>
Historical Legislative Black Caucus Sworn In
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 05 December 2014
    Powerful CLBC Expands to its largest ever    Despite record low voter turnout that swept throughout the Southland and state and doomed the hope of Democrats in Congress and United States Senate, ... read more >>
Woodcraft Rangers: Engaging the Past to Inspire the Future
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
A 92 year history reconnects with their past    Woodcraft Rangers launched its alumni association to reunite the 1.1 million youth served through their after school and camp programs. Woodcraft Rangers ... read more >>
Mothers In Action Thanks Those Involved in Thanksgiving Feed
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren Price helps serve dinner to residents of the Ward Villa Senior Complex on Thanksgiving Day. Price also donated turkeys for the event. Family and friends gathered ... read more >>
Christmas Season Begins with Traditional Tree Lighting
Written by Kenneth D. Miller Assistant Managing Editor 04 December 2014
Councilman Bernard Parks Celebrates 12th Ceremony An event that began 12 years ago with 8th District First Lady Bobbi Parks spearheading a campaign to raise $100,000 to purchase a 100 foot-tall Christmas ... read more >>
City to Grant $100,000 to Homeless Outreach
Written by City News Service 04 December 2014
The city of Los Angeles will pay $100,000 to a homeless outreach group to direct Venice's chronically homeless population to beds at the Westside Winter Shelter, which opens for the winter season and ... read more >>
Vision to Learn and Compton Unified Join Forces to Help Children See Better
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Board President Micah Ali, Mayor Aja Brown, radio host Big Boy, and former Dodgers joined Vision To Learn Founder Austin Beutner to kick off Compton program and present ... read more >>
Habitat for Humanity LA Gives Compton Family a New Home
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 04 December 2014
Trenisha Dorsey completed hours of classes in partnership with the organization to receive her new home. Trenisha Dorsey holds the keys to her new home with her children beside her. (Photos Courtesy ... read more >>
Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Observes World AIDS Day 2014
Written by Sentinel News Service 04 December 2014
On December 1, the global community observed World AIDS Day, remembering all those affected by HIV and AIDS.  Since 2009, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) and 18 national ... read more >>
Blacks Still Trail Whites and Latinos in Getting Treated for HIV
Written by Freddie Allen, NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent 04 December 2014
WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Blacks who have been diagnosed with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) continue to lag behind Whites and Latinos when it comes to getting linked to care, increasing the chances ... read more >>
IT HAPPENED AGAIN!!
Written by Associated Press 04 December 2014
  NEW YORK (AP) — A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes — a ... read more >>
Darren Wilson Resigns from Ferguson PD
Written by Amen Oyiboke, Staff Writer 29 November 2014
(courtesy of Associated Press) After fears of security and well-being, Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson has resigned from the police department, according to Associated Press. The officer who fatally ... read more >>
Violence Erupts after Michael Brown Announcement
Written by Jennifer Bihm, Sentinel Staff Writer 28 November 2014
Lesley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, left standing on the top of a car, reacts as she listens to the announcement of the grand jury decision Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo. A grand ... read more >>
Marion Barry Hailed as a Freedom Fighter
Written by Kenneth D. Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
Marion Barry  Marion Barry (AP Photo)    Former Washington D.C. Mayor Succumbs    Former Washington, District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry long recognized for being video taped while ... read more >>
New Frontier Elects Mike Davis as President
Written by Kenneth Miller, Assistant Managing Editor 28 November 2014
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